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::: tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
::: excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
::: nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
::: maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
::: brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
::: brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
::: notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
::: paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal